of Dexter, Michigan, age 74, died Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Chelsea Retirement Community. She was born January 28, 1947 in Stockbridge, Michigan, the daughter of Raymond and Martha (Hollister) Cosgray.
Mary graduated from Pinckney High School in 1965 and then attended a semester at Kalamazoo College. Mary attended the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Jackson. She worked at the Dexter A & W for a couple of years. Mary loved horses, and had an indoor arena to board them.

On September 2, 1967, she married Joseph Marcellus Birchmeier and he survives. Mary is also survived by two sons, James (Laura) Birchmeier of Saline, Charles Birchmeier of Manchester; three daughters, Marsha (Tom) Holiday of Dexter, Tina (Danny) Birchmeier-Salow of Grass Lake, Crystal (Adam Diehl) Birchmeier of Dexter; two sisters, Caroline (Glen) Vliet of Dansville, Janet (Bill) Birchmeier of Pinckney; and 10 grandchildren, Brandon, Heather, Ryan, Rachel, Christopher, Catherine, Olivia, Henry, Sierra, and Brogan.

The memorial service, which was held Monday, March 29th at Cole Funeral Chapel, was private due to Covid restrictions, but you can click below to watch the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 3600 County Farm Rd, Jackson, MI 49201.


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